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  ABC    ABC7 News 1100PM    News  News/Business. New. (CC)  

    March 1, 2013
    11:00 - 11:35pm PST  

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>> reporter: there is also a continuing public support for the santa cruz police department. so much so that the department has decided to move what was supposed to be a public memorial next week for their two will faen officers here in santa cruz to a larger venue in san jose. throughout the evening a steady stream continued a pilgrimage to the police department. >> it show usa lot of community support. a lot of people are really -- were affected by this. >> reporter: the show of support has been overwhelming. a planned memorial service was to be held at kaiser permanente arena with over flow crowds. but both were deemed too small so thursday services will be at hp pavilion in san jose. news had mixed reactions from residents. >> i think the fact that it is so big it had to be moved is awesome.
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it shows the support the community is able to give to each other. i wish it was in santa cruz. >> reporter: santa cruz officers are back on patrol. their day shift took over from the sheriff's department and california highway patrol who had taken on police services in the city for a few days. some officers welcomed the return to service. >> the citizens have been so supportive it is nice to get back and start serving them again. it has been a rough couple days, but we are all antsy to get back. >> reporter: they are piecing together the events that lead to jeremy opening fire on baker and butler. they are looking for teresa johnson. she is not a suspect, but they want to talk to her. she may have associated with goulet in the last few weeks. teresa johnson may go by teresa lamb. they believe she is homeless
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and anyone who may know her will have her contact the san thank you cruz sheriff's department. abc7 news. >> thank you. a scholarship fund has been established in honor of sergeant butch baker and detective elizabeth butler. businesses committed $125,000 to the fund. if you would like to make a donation go to abc7 news and click on see it on tv. you will find it at the top of our home page. new at 11:00, it happened. president obama signed an order authorizing $85 billion in automatic spending cuts. the cuts have a wide ranging affect in california too. unemployment could be cut. the children may be eliminated from certain programs. school officials are trying to meet a march 15th deadline when the layoff notices anticipate less money next year. >> more layoffs than there would have been because of the see -- sequestration issue.
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it will be a result of the congress' inaction. >> the affects of the cuts won't actually be felt until april. tonight chairman ben better fan key -- bernanke defended the low interest rate. any move could derail the modest economic recovery. >> make sure the rate increases carries a risk of short circuiting the recovery and possibly leading to an even longer period. period of long long-term rates. >> they tried to calm fears of super low interest rates of setting off inflation and rattling investors. it started off as a foggy friday, but let's check in with spencer christian to see what is happening on live doppler 7hd. >> we have the calm before the change. we have clear skies and clouds lurking offshore. they will be moving inland, and here is a reflection on how warm it was today. the temperatures are soaring around the bay area. 76 in santa rosa and record
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highs in oakland and santa cruz. right now we have clear skies. we are down to 46 in half moon bay, and as we go to another list of readings, temperatures in the 40s already at santa rosa and napa and fairfield. getting cool, but not cold. the seven-day forecast coming up a little later. >> thank you. a much different first friday in oakland. the evening art festival has been scaled back after a teen was shot and killed following last month's festivities. it is in a much smaller section of telegraph avenue five blocks from west grand to 27th. alan wang is live in oakland. alan, how did it go? >> one of the big changes is they shutdown the event an hour early. and they just reopened telegraph avenue about 20 minutes ago. there were questions as to whether the city could handle
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another event like this. and tonight it looks like they did. she decided to leave the event early tonight because it is no longer the art scene it used to be. >> it has been more of a party scene. it is so crowded you couldn't walk anymore. >> by 8:00 the crowds were publishing in, and -- funneling in and this stretch took on a circus-like atmosphere. but oakland police were determined to maintain control and the city let it be known. >> absolutely. i received several e-mails making it clear what our intentions were. >> john who owns the telegraph beer garden was reminded not to allow patrons to walk on to the street with beer. >> we have had to increase the number of security guards i have just to keep the alcohol from coming in and going out. >> the city is clamping down after campbell was shot and killed following last month's first friday event. but the crowd still came despite the strict new rules.
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>> you need good people. good people can't be scared. bring them out. >> i truly believe people want a safe place to come out and be a part of a community. people are tired of being at home. >> this time the city limited the event to just six blocks. it hired extra unarmed security and decided to close the event early. this parking lot was the staging area for police tonight. but we didn't see anyone being arrested this evening. it cost the city about $15,000 to hold the event. reporting live in oakland, alan wong, abc7 news. >> nice that it went so well. let's stay in oakland. new at 11:00, the oakland police department has been overseer. but we don't know who that is. they would the no released the name of the compliance director until it is set. they will have sweeping powers and will satisfy reforms that
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were supposed to be completed five years ago. new details on the marin county man shot and killed in sonoma county. police say it happened after a night of smoking marijuana with a woman and then turned into a kidnapping. 37-year-old richard shirkengost was killed following a police chase. his car was towed away today. last night a woman in the car with him started texting a friend she had been kidnapped. that friend then called police. they say he started acting strangely after they smoked. santa clara county is planning what they hope to be the biggest gun buy back event. they turned out and authorities literally ran out of cash. tomorrow's event will be held from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at the santa claire recounty -- santa clara county area. they will pay for handguns and rifles and $200 for each assault weapon.
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a mountain lion has been spotted in san ramon. a viewer called us to see a mountain lion near san ramon reg medical center, and she sent us a pig tour showing the animal. the picture showing the animal lurking behind bushes. still to come tonight on abc7 news at 11:00, new concerns tonight about a sinkhole that swallowed up part of a house in florida. why engineers say it can only get worse. jay and a bay area law -- >> and a bay area lawmaker resigns after spending your tax dollars on his addiction. >> and facebook is set to get a new look again. we'll show you what is changing this time. >> and then later on jimmy kimmle live. >> thanks. tonight on jimmy kimmle live, matthew fox, the guys from duck dynasty and guillermo shares his tequilla with the guys on the red carpet. it is a new meaning to the term "
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rescuers say a giant sinkhole is too unstable to try to recover a man whose bedroom collapsed into it near tampa, florida. five other people escaped from the home unharmed after the sinkhole opened up last night. the victim is now presumed dead. his brother tried to save him. >> we heard a loud crash. i ran in there and heard somebody screaming, and it was my brother screaming. i ran in there and all i can see is this big hole, and all i could see was the top of his bed. >> as i told the family earlier the only thing that would be worse than what they are feeling now for their loss is to experience additional human loss. >> engineers are concerned the sinkhole will grow and consume more of the house that teeters on top of it. a public official in the south bay has resigned, and now faces charges that he misused taxpayer money. santa clara county governor is apologizing for what he did to
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feed his addiction. ama dates has the story. >> he violated the law and the faith that the residents of san san -- santa clara county placed in him. >> he announced criminal charges against county supervisor. >> four felony counts of perjury . one felony count of misappropriating money, and seven misdemeanors for failing to file accurate campaign reports. >> investigators say he used taxpayer and campaign donation money as his own and some of it went to support his gambling addiction which he admitted to today which he resigned to in response of the charges. he also suffers from depression and apologizes for his actions. >> this is an extraordinary situation and a call for extraordinary measures. rate now the extraordinary measure is that he is resigning. >> the san jose residents we spoke to say it was the right move. >> it was a good thing.
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there is a lot of controversy around the miss prop operation sf -- miss prop operation of funds. it was the icing on the cake. >> it is like a black eye in a sense. it is overall best he stepped down. >> in addition to his resignation he agreed to plead guilty to the charges and must pay 50,000 in state penalties and approximately fiewr -- 14,000 in restitution to the county. he paid back half of the amount. he was booked this morning and released on his own recognizance. he has a court appearance in two weeks. with a new vacancy on the board they have 45 days to appoint someone or set a date for a special election. they plan to meet on tuesday morning at 9:00 a.m. to discuss options and hear from the public in. san jose, ama dates, abc news. california republicans are gathering for their spring convention this weekend. that meeting is being clouded by a racial slur. he chairs the san francisco gop was targeted by the
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president of a san bernadino republican women's group on facebook. she wrote that dillon's loyalty is to the muslim religion and she will fund it without hesitation. she is not a republican. dillon is actually sikh and imigrated from india when she was a child. >> if you have sensitive feelings you shouldn't be involved in politics in the first place. i have been involved for 25 years. i have gotten over the sensitivity. >> the facebook post has since been deleted. she says her comments were taken out of context. a teen -- teenager's voicemail meeting triggered a lock down near pittsburgh, pennsylvania. it features the teen inning aer wrapping the lyrics from "the fresh prince of bel-air." the secretary thought it said shooting people outside the schools. the lyrics are shooting b-ball which is a reference to basketball. they releasted the teenager -- released the teenager, no
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harm, no foul. the band, train, is taking a stand. they said they will not headline the 2013 boy scouts national jamboree until the organization reverses its ban on gays. train made the petition urging its members to denounce the ban on gay people. they are announcing a new news feed on march 7th. no word on what the changes will look like. the last time facebook held an event like this, the company unveiled its graph search. >> sandhya pa you tell is off, and -- sandhya patel is off and he has retooled the forecast. >> we have some big changes coming our way, and they will start off with the weekend. but not dramatically. here is a look at live doppler 7hd. you can see clouds offshore. they will start to move through the bay area skies overnight and they will be thickening by tomorrow morning. here is a look at our forecast feature. clouds increase overnight. that means a mostly cloudy day
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coming our way tomorrow. and there is a chance of light showers on sunday, widely scattered. we don't expect a lot of precipitation, but there could be wet spots, and a beach advisory remaining in affect. it could be potentially dangerous and there may be dangerous sneaker waves and you are advised to stay away from the water's edge and avoid the out crops and the jetties. now let's look at what is going on in the atmosphere. animation shows very little movement except clouds are approaching the bay area. it is the dominant feature and keeping us mainly dry and mild. clouds will move through the sky and the ridge will weaken. although it will remain mild, the weather will be changing as they say. we will already have a fairly significant cloud cover and it will increase and there may be a sprinkle or two in the late night hours tomorrow night. but there is a greater chance
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of a couple sprinkles on sunday as we continue with the animation. midday or early afternoon we may see spotty light shower activity , and it will quickly dissipate and the skies will begin to clear. 1k3* that takes us into next week when we have our bigger changes coming our way. increasing cloudy skies and lows in the midto upper 40s. relatively mild overnight. not a cold night. tomorrow will be mild again in the afternoon despite the presence of clouds. highs in the low 70s in the south bay and up to 70 in san jose, 72 in morgan hill. up on the peninsula, highs in the mainly upper 60s, redwood city, palo alto and pacifica and half moon bay. downtown san francisco will see a high of 64 tomorrow and 59 in the sunset district in the north bay. upper 60s all across the board. 69 in napa and sonoma. east bay highs of 67 in oakland and 66 at fremont. the inland east bay upper 60s to around 70. above 70. 72 at pleasanton and livermore. and here is the accu-weather
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seven-day forecast. starting next week we will see high temperatures remaining barely above 60 degrees. and we expect rain on tuesday, wednesday and thursday. so a much more winter-like pattern settling in. let me remind you that you can follow the weather developments at live doppler 7hd. no matter what the conditions are, you can check out the changes and get video forecast and spare the air alerts and any kind of advisories developing and you can talk to your favorite weather team. >> like we get to do every day. bay area basketball power house is making news for the wrong reasons. >> larry beil is here with that. >> did the punishment fit the crime at saint mary's? they are now on probation. and beating the 49ers turned joe flacco into one of the highest paid players in history. history. money you will
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the saint mary's basketball
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program is a west coast power. the challenge is maintaining that. the ncaa has hit the gails with four years probation. saint mary's can compete in the ncaa tournament, but the sanctions include scholarship reductions and a one-year ban on andy bennett recruiting off campus. the gails admit they committed recruiting violations, but if you read the entire ncaa report, it seems the punishment is too harsh for the crime. >> take full responsibility for any miss steps that i have had as a head coach. i am responsible to oversee all aspects of the program. i regret areas -- in those areas coming up short in anyway. >> when he scored 54 points against the knicks steph curry felt numb. tonight out of sync in boston. he hit 11 three's. three of 11 downtown in this contest.
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still 10 of 10 at the line and finished with a solid 29 points. curry drawing the defenders and feeding harrison barnes for the throw down. barnes really needs to get more offensive. that's my strategy. paul pierce, he can fall out of bed and still make jumpers, lead the celtics with 26 points. and still as you can see has spring in those legs. he defines it. the warriors' defensive whoas continue. somebody please guard chris wilcox. the warriors drop their third straight 94-86. oklahoma city thunder in denver. our producer wants to see the thunder from down under. that's kevin durant's thunder from down under the hoop. i don't think that's what stacy has in mind though. under five seconds left and tied at 103 and ty lawson knocks it down with .2 seconds left and then he does the bernie. the miami heat on a 12-game win streak and hosting the memphis grizzlies.
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lebron james and flacco-esque to dwyane wade. james a mere mortal 18 points. 98-91 and there is the king, and now the next king. it is really good to be the king . super bowl mvp, joe flacco. just agreed to a new contract, the highest paid player, six years and $120 million from the ravens. flacco will make an astounding $169,000 per day. that will be during the regular season next year. don't we all wish we could throw the deep ball? abc7 sports brought to you by river rock casino. >> even the medium ball. >> even just a little out pattern. >> that's incredible. a piece of hollywood up for grabs. >> the unique history behind this mansion and what you will need to get into it. stay with us.
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here is a quick look at our wake you up weather. it is not so chilly sunrise at 6:39 in the early morning hours about 5:00 or so we will see temperatures ranging from 44 to 52. three hours later, 48 and 56. what a warm up. carolyn, dan? >> thank you, spencer. >> finally you are looking for a new home away from home perhaps? >> there is a place in southern california if you have a lot of cash. >> this beverly hills mansion is up for grabs, and the home has a unique historiment it was once owned by william randolph hurst and used by jfk and jackie kennedy. it was in "the godfather" and" bodyguard." what is it going for? $600,000 a month to rent or a mere $115 million to purchase. >> i would call joe flacco
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immediately if i was the agent. >> up next, kimmy kimmel. jimmy kimmle. >> abc7 news continues tomorrow morning at 5:00 a.m. >> appreciate your time.
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>> dicky: from hollywood, "jimmy kimmel live this week." tonight, chef gordon ramsay. channing tatum and jamie foxx. jim parsons. guillermo at the oscars. >> are you going to kiss me? >> if you want to. >> dicky: matthew fox. the cast of "duck dynasty." >> jimmy: i feel like the drummer in zz top right now. >> dicky: and this week in unnecessary censorship. and now, with the best of this week, here's jimmy kimmel!
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>> jimmy: hello. thank you. i'm jimmy. i'm the host of the show. thank you for watching. thank you for coming. [ cheers and applause ] it's a pleasure to have you here. the 85th annual academy awards. was anybody at the show? anybody? [ applause ] well, last night, the biggest stars in the world squeezed into the smallest spanx in the world right across the street from us. the bleachers are being broken down. the red carpet, they've rolled it up, put it in storage. the dirty superheroes are back outside on the street. [ laughter ] picking up tip money. it's nice see our neighborhood getting back to abnormal. the ratings for the oscars were good last night. 40 million people watched. it's up from last year. the show was long. it was a very long show. three hours and 35